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on domessic policy, including health care, the role of governments, and the number one issue on voters' minds, the economy. you can expect both candidates to have a say on the 8.1% of the unemployment rate and the national debt. keep in mind with early voting under way in 10 states already, many americans have already cast their ballots. still governor romney and presideet obama have plenty of opportunity to hurt or help their campaign in the next nine minutes. no cheering, no. now, the moderator, jim lehrer of pbs. >> good evening from maaness arena at the university of denver in denver colorado. i am jim lehrer of pbs news hour, and i welcome the new to the first of the 2012 presidential debates between president obama, the democratic nominee, and former massachusetts governor, mitt romney, the republican nominee. this debate and the next three, two presidential, one ice- presidential, are sponsored by the commission of presidential debates. tonight's nine minutes will be about he domestic feature and will follow a format designed by the commission. there will be six roughly 15 minute seg
continue in greece and spain as those governments plan severe spending cuts on wages and pensions. leaders in spain expect a soft recession and aim for a 4.5 gdp, with an emphasis on cuts versus tax hikes. in greece, government officials approved an austerity package with spending cuts and fresh tax revenues needed to secure eu-imf loans. the government found nearly 400,000 jobs that went un- reported. each year, the labor department revises employment data. a preliminary revision shows 386,000 more jobs were created in the year ending in march than were reported, which means at least an extra 30,000 jobs were added each month, translating into 133.2 million people working versus 132.8. the .03% job gain is within the standard range of revisions. labor relations observers say the u.s. is seeing a rise in labor disputes leading to public protests and walkouts within the last year-and-a-half. in our cover story, why is labor using these tools, and will it continue? from public employees in wisconsin and chicago to the private sector - at american airlines, caterpiller and nfl referees - labo
. workers are protesting the government's austerity measures. government officials submitted a draft of the 2013 budget yesterday that calls for a new wave of deep cuts which will save $10 billion next year. workers will protest proposed cuts to salaries, pensions and other benefits. last week, 50,000 people in athens demonstrated against austerity. wages in china are going up - by some estimates, about 17% a year. it is providing china's growing middle class with more money to buy goods, though inflation is not helping. but it may also drive up the cost of making some of those products there, as well. in our cover story, who gains as china's employee base moves up? despite china's present economic slowdown, the story of its workforce recently has been of migration from farm to factory. 25 million made the move in 1990. last year, that figure grew to 158 million. it has increased china's productivity and competitiveness. but lately, that workforce is demanding more. "they increasingly learn that there's a big gap in what they earn and some other people." the wage gap in narrowing. tw
regarding the united states, but also in those skirmishes between turkey and syria regarding the government in syria and the civil war that's taking place there. likewise the rapid devaluation of the iranian currency being fueled by hyperinflation seeing significant middle eastern money using a flight to quality trade by purchasing gold. > > speaking of which, everybody is talking about gold this week. is there too much bull? is it time to become a contrarian? > > i don't think so. gold has some interesting winds at its back. for example, today the ecb and bank of england met and kept rate policy the same, so we continue to see global inflationary policies out of central banks. likewise there continues to be union strife and worker strife in south africa, which will contribute to the metal. and then of course, as i mentioned, tension in the middle east is seeing significant middle eastern financial concerns buy gold in a flight-to-safety trade. > > have a good friday on this jobs friday john. > > thank you. looking ahead, this year's fourth quarter may be the best for job seekers since just
. lawmakers must look at whether government regulations are working. >>> campbell soup is closing its plant in sacramento next july and laying off hundreds of workers. the plant opened in 1947 and is the oldest of their 4 u.s. plants. but with the decline in the popularity of canned soups, they made the difficult decision to close the plant in sacramento. >> it made it clear the real issue is the lack of demand. people are not buying soup. in the same amounts that they have in prior years. >> one research firm said over all canned soup consumption is down 13%. >>> the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits plunged. that is a hopeful sign for the job market. claims dropped to 399,000. that is the lowest level in 9 weeks. the number of people collecting also fell by 4,000 4,000 to 2.3 million. on wall street, the dow is up 72 to 13,485. the s&p is up 13 to 1,447. the nasdaq is up 42 at 3,136. >>> mortgage rates dropped to record lows this week. the average rate on a 30 year loan dropped to 3.4%, down from 3.49% last week. a 15 year mortgage that also hit a record low, dropped
members must do for clemency. if how your tax dollars are being spent and it has to do with a government conference here in the bay area. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! . >>> the power of nature on disblay in japan when wind from a typhoon carried a cara cross the parking lot. it hit souther western japan hurting dozens of people and causing power outages. it's expected to reach tokoyo late their evening and they are warning of potential rain and strong winds of up to 78- milance hour when the storm hits. >>> in syria a suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a government compound killing at least four. they have largely stayed out of the up rising. there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast
. mitt romney referred to trickle down government and said he doesn't think that is something the american people believe in. twitter says last night's debate was the most tweeted about event in twitter's history. mitt romney was the clear winner according to twitter. they found 47,000 tweets with the word romney in there, versus 30,000 referring to president obama. in 30 minutes, what a lot of people are talking about, mitt romney's comment about cutting funding for pbs. a local station tells us how the viewers are responding. >>> fbi investigating the death of u.s. ambassador chris stevens, spent 12 hours at the scene of the attack. u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others were killed one month ago. attorney general eric holder said the probe has been ongoing and it took till now to visit because of security problems. >>> dedication. dedication to finish the job that they started. so now he is home. >> the final farewell to a marine, 70 years over due. >> i am back here at 5:20 p.m. cooled off today, 10-15 degrees in some places. the weekend is coming, how much cooler
. >> reporter: the surroundings solano county area was growing and in need of water. the federal government and california governor earl warren proposed damming the near by punta creek to create a reservoir. it was the type of battle we've all seen many times before. the rights of a couple hundred people versus the thirst of a few hundred thousand. it was nature and a few die- hards standing in the way of progress. >> earl warren had more juice than we did and finally he saw it through. >> they finally gave us our orders and we resented it. it was our land. we bought it. and yet they could take it but that was the way it was. everybody tried to fight it but it, didn't work. >> reporter: the government did compensate the people of monticello but old-timers say not nearly enough. >> when we come back on a second look, president eisenhower's regrets about appointing warren. >>> our second look tonight focuses on one of the most controversial the chief justices in u.s. history. earl warren. in 1964 separate but equal was the rule for america's schools. a law that allowed schools to separate stu
the school district's computer system to gain information about the government. officials say they did not compromise personal information. the hackers were using several innocent party's servers to try to steal information from the fbi and the cia. >> we have been told our firewall wasn't breached, they got to our server, used it to cover their tracks. >> since there was no breach they were asked to leave the server up and running to try to track down the guilty party. >>> police arrested a man suspected of committing two bank robberies. adam kiedrowski was taken into custody tuesday. investigators believe he is the suspect who robbed a u.s. bank on august 28 and another u.s. bank on september 5. >>> illegal immigrants signed up for a program allowing them to apply for driver's license. >> hard to work my schedule around that and having my driver's license would be great. >> counselors helped dozens with their paper work. it is part of a bill signed by governor jerry brown yesterday. to qualify they must be under 30, going to school or graduated or served in the military. those who wo
the afghan government can work out some kind of an agreement once combat forces leave. they have approved any peace deal. >>> the average american household family comes if congress fails to avoid a looming cliff. that is according to the center. tax cuts are set to go into effect in january but a bipartisan group of senators are working on a plan that would put off increases in cuts while addressing the deficit. lawmakers say no action will be taken until after november. >>> mitt romney's campaign is out with a new scathing add campaign ahead of tomorrow's debate. here is more on how the ads target president barack obama on taxes. >> reporter: the mitt romney's campaign new slow began, we can't afford four more years of president barack obama. and in a new ad out today, mitt romney is accusing president barack obama of raising new taxes and planning new tax increases if he gets another term. >> liberals pay for government run healthcare, you will pay more for taxes and for your medicine. >> reporter: campaign staffers say he has lowered taxes and his claim is mostly true, both candidates are
-paying jobs after receiving the government money. in 2011, the senate voted unanimously to end unemployment payments to jobless millionaires. however, it was attached to another bill which is yet to pass in the senate. a bailout for spain is "not imminent." that's according to the country's prime minister, who told reporters yesterday that plans to request a bailout are not set in stone. stocks reacted negitively yesterday on the news. many investors have expected spain to request bailout money in order to push down its high borrowing costs. moodys will release a review of the country's sovereign debt this month. some are predicting spain's rating could be lowered to "junk status." meanwhile, greece is running short on time. government officials held a new round of talks with foreign lenders. officials need to clinch a deal before meeting up with eurozone ministers next week. all greek citizens have been displaying their frustrations with severe cuts in salaries, pensions and benefits. european leaders still question whether the austerity measures will actually happen. there was some shine
by governor romney. >> i saw the president's vision as trickle down government and i don't think that is what america believes in. i see instead a prosperity that comes through freedom. >> mitt romney celebrated the successful first day bait with a surprise pit stop there in denver. he is set to attends events in virginia later today. >>> the polls conducted last night suggest mitt romney was the clear winner of the efficiency presidential debate. a cnn poll of 430 people who watched the debate showed 67% thought romney won compared to 25% who thought president obama won. the cbs news poll of undecided voters found 46% siding with romney, 22% for mr. obama. and 32% saying it was a tie. >>> here is some of what both the president and romney said during last night's debate. >> i like the fact that in my state we had republicans and democrats come together and work together. what you did instead was to push through a plan without a single republican vote. >> over the last two years healthcare premiums have gone up it is true but they have done up slower than ape time in the last 50 years. >> i p
a script for a spy movie. hackers hacking in to government agencies. and the method makes it hard to track them down. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar live with what happened and what he learned about all of this. tom? >> reporter: a tipster told us hackers actually tried to get personal information. what we can say, it appears what they were really trying to do is compromise national security. >> reporter: the district is computerized with general access and password only access. one day the district got what seemed like a strange communication. >> seems like a strange communication because it was the u.s. naval intelligence, said one of our servers were compromised. >> reporter: by hackers to steal information from the fbi and cia. they said they were using innocent servers to bounce around the internet with their final targets the fbi and the cia. this makes it difficult to trace the hackers. did they gain access to the district files? >> no. we have been told our firewall wasn't breached. they used it to cover their tracks but they never got through our firewall which is where that inf
police department want the federal government to take it over. coming up at 7:45, a court appointed police monitor weighs in. his thoughts on the department's response during an occupy protest. >> time now 7:06. >>> in election news mitt romney's campaign is re- energized after what many are calling a solid performance in the debate with president obama. >> i apologize mr. president, i use that term with all respect. >> coming up for you at 7:15, which of the candidates did the best according to debate watchers surveyed and also a closer look at some of the statements made about tax cuts. >>> in other news a memory is being planned in san francisco for am bas discoer chris stephens, killed in libya. his parents shared photos with us here at their home in oakland. stephens was killed september the 11th when protesters attacked the u.s. embassy in been been ben ben gazi. they are doing that there. >> they are doing that blue angels show there. and get more information about that and the rest of the festivities in san francisco, go to ktvu.com and look for the hot topic section and th
opened the day with gains today. after spain announced a budget that cuts government spending, many are losing ground right now. overnight markets in the east finished with gains on the final day of the trading week. china was up. japan down less than 1%. checking in on our numbers, despite the fact that the news came in on consumer confidence. it actually surged to its highest level since february, even though the u.s. economy is weak. there's a pretty good drop on the opening. the dow is up 70 points. also this morning, starbucks announced its name will be on a store in india next month. it will be a 50/50 venture. the store will be in an upscale neighborhood in mumbai. it plans to have 50 outlets before the end of the year. >> ta ta. >>> 5:20. if you will be in san francisco this evening, watch out for the bikes. it's a special critical mass event. how you commute will be affected. >> and leaving the suburbs behind for a spot downtown. the reason more people are actually moving to the center of cities. >> make sure you get ktvu news to the ktvu app. it's free. click on the live i
government. . >>> the vatican newspaper is questioning a scrap that has restarted the debate over whether jesus was married. i harvard researcher presented this piece as a -- of a piece of a 4th century gospel. the text on the scrap reads jesus said to them my wife. the vatican is dismissing as a fake and inept one. >> the government has dropped the ball and failed to do much to keep unsafe peanut butter off shelves. a outbreak of salmonella has sickened dozens nationwide. two here in california. the group is have worried saying may because regulators have been slow to put in new safety measures. >> we have missed several critical deadlines already and there is -- really no excuse for it when public health is at risk. >> the government spokeswoman said the obama administration is working as fast as possible to put in new procedures. >>> a brentwood man was arrested today on suspicious of carrying out a massive foreclosure. investigators say that the 44- year-old convicted disstressed homeowners he could take their existing debt and replace it with a new lower debt to his country. they
, that was and in articulate way of describing how we are worried, more people are dependents on government, because they have no economic opportunities and, what we are trying to do to create upper mobility and reduce dependency by getting people off welfare and back to work and yes, we have had missteps, but at the end of the day the choice is really clear. and we are giving people a very clear choice. we have pro-growth solutions, opportunity and upward mobility and a dynamic economy, you have a president promises four more years of stagnation and dependency, like the last four years and here and there we haven't been able to frame the choice clearly and i believe by the end of the day people will understand exactly what they've got and the choice they have. >> chris: do you think the mainstream media is carrying water for barack obama? >> i think it kind of goes without saying. that there is definitely media bias. i'm a conservative person and i'm used to media bias and we expected it going into this. that is why we are trying to cut through and go straight to people, why, when you hear people in washingt
the disperty that earned our state the grade of an f. >> reporter: a video by citizens against government waste compared two hypothetical architects. >> bob works for a private company, jerry is a state government employee. bob drives a nice car. jerry's car is 40% nicer. >> the disparity makes no sense. >> reporter: the taxpayer watchdog says california state workers bank an average $43.10 an hour compared to $30.65 for the private-sector employee. that's because the totals include wages, benefits and pensions. >> these pensions are unaffordable an freezing out basic services. >> reporter: the watchdog group says if this trend continues, sources like police and fire will suffer as the government pays pensions, not everyone agreed. >> to make a statement like that ignores a lot of facts and unique circumstances that are at work in many states and cities. >> reporter: the retirement administrators says pension contributions make up fewer than 9% of a state's budget. the association says the report demonizes workers. california received an f. in washington, jaqqueline fell. >>> president obama an
. government troops have remained control. >>> the judge in the colorado shooting rampage case will release new court documents today. reportedly we're gonna find out more about the suspect, james holmes, and the shooting in july that killed and injured people. some court motions and other matters will remain sealed. he's accused of murder, attempted murder, weapons, violations an other chalks. >>> an actor who died in -- and other charges. >>> police are saying that johnny lewis killed his 18-year- old land lady on wednesday. lewis is best known for the tv series "sons of anarchy." he was released last week after being in a drug, alcohol and psychiatric program. >>> city college of san francisco will close two sites. a board of trustees voted unanimously on the cuts last night. classes offered at the two sites will not be canceled, just relocated. city college is working to dig it seout of a home that credit -- it self-out of a hole -- itself out of a hole. >>> 7:19. new this morning, an orange county youth football team is being investigated for allegedly running a bounty program. the players
figure out how to do that - and there's lots of ways of doing it: you can have the government spend more money, you can give money back from the government and have the small businesses spend it in tax relief. either side will work. the problem is being sort of half-pregnant and trying to do both. > > michael alter from surepayroll. thanks so much. > > thanks for having me. still ahead, some shiny opportunities for gold and silver are catching one trader's eye. he'll tell us how to play them, next. traders are mining for trading opportunities in silver and gold. bill baruch of iitrader.com just happens to be one of those traders. good morning to you bill. > > good morning. > > what do you see in the gold or silver market that looks attractive to you right now? > > what i do like is the silver/gold ratio at the moment: dividing the price of silver into gold. it's achieved two separate levels in the past three years. heading into 2009, when gold was hovering right below $1,000, the market had a ratio just above 80. and then when silver made the run to $50 last year, last spring, the ratio
. they are counting on the afghan government. >>> the average american household faces a $3500 tax increase if congress fails to avoid a looming fiscal cliff. automatic tax hikes and spending cuts are set to go into effect in january but "the new york times" reports that a bipartisan group of senators is work og a plan that would put -- working on a plan that would put off increases. lawmakers say no action will be taken until november. >>> president obama and mitt romney are taking a break from the campaigning, getting ready for the debate. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau to tell us with the stakes are high for mitt romney. >> reporter: a poll shows an 18- point lead among voters for mitt romney. the president will spend another day and practicing for another day. this is mitt romney's eighth day of prep in the last month. but he told supporters last week, he won't be using the event to try to score political points. >> there's gonna be all of the scoring of winning and losing. in my view, it's not so much winning or losing or even the people themselves, the president m
to legalize marijuana. >> government is not supposed to be run like a business. >> barr attended a forum on medical marijuana last nite. the former tv star is the peace and freedom party's presidential nominee, a role she takes seriously. >> i'm not doing it for publicity but my political views have ended my career, so it's not for publicity, that's for sure. >> now, barr told us here at ktvu that she smokes marijuana. she believes president obama broke a commitment to respect state laws allowing dispensaries. >>> state and federal agents made a major marijuana bust. they hauled off about 150 marijuana plants from farmlands southeast of sacramento. old horse stables were converted into marijuana processing statements. they also found a meth lab hidden beneath the animal stalls. >> we believe they've been making here and converting it. >> agents seized about 10 pounds of crystal meth. they believe the raw product came from mexico. 11 fashionables were arrested this that -- nationals were arrested in that raid. they also found children they were taken into child protective custody. >>> a w
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and electronics. earlier in the week, 3m announced it had bought out ceramics company ceradyne. a government agency reports findin a number of false labels on supplements. according to investigators, 20% of 127 weightloss and immune-boosting supplements carry labels with illegal claims. there were even products claiming to cure or prevent cancer or diabetes or helping with hiv or aids. consumers buy up to $20 billion in supplements online and in stores. the robust apartment rental market is starting to crack as home buying steps up. apartment occupancies inched up in the third quarter. more americans are deciding to buy homes as mortgage rates drop to record lows. the 30-year fixed is 3.40%. last week, home buying applications rose 4%. re-fis soared 20%. mortgage rates are falling as the federal reserve continues to buy mortgage- backed securities to stimulate the economy. the apple rumor mill is buzzing with word of a mini ipad. reports say "mass production" of a smaller ipad is in full swing. the wall street journal says the mini pad will likely be released this month. meanwhile, if you ar
are victims independent on the government. now both mitt romney and president obama will be keeping a close eye on the jobless report which is due to be released in about an hour from now. 115,000 jobs were added. they say that will increase the unemployment rate to 8.2%. now that some discouraging job seekers are returning to look for jobs. >>> the film that di pickets the osama bin laden man hunt is set to debut in two days. the new film is distributed by the weinstein company. harvey weinstein is a prominent fundraiser for the obama campaign. they say the timing is not to be believed political. >>> skyrocketing gas places may not come down any time soon. the fire at the chevron refinery at richmond and power refinery lowered supply caused the average price for regular in the state to jump 36-cents in a week. the highest prices are in the los angeles area where some stations are charging as much as $5.69 war gallon. drivers are paying as much as $4.60 in san francisco. $4.54 in san jose. >>> 4:36 is the time. sal, i know when i see the ending number to fill up my car. you know when it's u
to walk out on to the beach and see. >> the spanish government asked the shipping companies, hey, what's your plan to get these ships off the beach? i think they're still trying to come up with something. >>> one of the hardest things to eat and look cool while doing it is the cupcake. >> you eat it with a fork. pretty lame. >> this video we got from foodbeast.com showcases all the ways to not look cool eating a cupcake. the little nibble bite. >> bird bite. you got to commit. >> bottom first. definitely not cool. >> why do i need to look cool while eating a cupcake? a lot of weddings have cupcakes. lot of gals there. >> now behold the new right way. take the top of your cupcake, screw off a little bit of the bottom, put it on the top, and make a cupcake sandwich. i thought it might be fun for us to try. >> can we get some sanitizer up in here? >> oh, my god. >> thank you. see how much cleaner you're all going to feel now? i can't be the only one that goes in dirty. >> first, unpeel your wrapper. >> always a dainty procedure to begin with. >> screw off the bottom. then smush it on the
the prison. government troops have since gained control. republicans in congress are gaining information about information before the attack in libya. there are accusations that the obama administration misled the public about who was behind the assault. >> reporter: a group of congressional republicans is alleging a coverup. they say the obama administration new almost immediately the attack that killed four diplomats was o straited by -- intelligence officials now believe the attackers were linked to al- qaeda and another islamist group that provided the weapons. here's leon panetta. >> what terrorists involved remains to be seen. it was a group of terrorists who conducted that attack against that facility. >> there was some intelligence ahead of the attack that groups were convalescing. senator john mccain says the type of heavy weaponry used in the assault clearly shows it was preplanned. reporting live from washington, dc, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new this morning, an orange county youth football team is under investigation for allegedly running a bounty program. the
-year- old cody allen smith. >>> a group of 19 military veterans is suing is u.s. government. they say more should have been done to help them after they were sexually assaulted. say top military officials didn't do enough for the crimes. >> i have been alone and i have been silent. >> today daniel danielle hoffman is speaking out. >> it's hard to speak out, especially if you are still in the military. but you're not alone and we're fighting for you. >> reporter: she's joining 18 others in a federal lawsuit filed in san francisco today against the current and former u.s. defense secretaries and the -- they claim these high ranking officials knew about the assault problems in the military and didn't do enough to stop the attackers. >> they all endured strikingly similar partners of retall -- patterns of retaliation. >> the treatment of rape victims in the military is so stigmatizing, many would rather die. >> according to the 2000 annual report it estimates 19,000 military sexual assaults but only 3200 reported. that's why pushing the stop act. would push it into an independent panel. >
today it will be refunding customers. the refund comes after a government investigation into charges american express illegally charged late fees, discriminated against some clients and lied about rewards. the company also agreed to pay almost $28 million in fines to regulators including the consumer financial protection bureau. >>> fed chairman ben bernanke today defended policies used to stimulate the economy. he listed other thing that is can be done. >> such as putting the federal budget on a sustainable path. reforming the tax code, improving our educational system supporting technological invasion. and expanding international trade. >> reporter: bernanke also rejected criticism that the federal reserve is laying the ground work for inflation and letting the government run up huge budget deficits. >>> get ktvu news to go now. download the ktvu app, click on the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live right there on your mobile device. >>> a bay area man who started an innovative anti poverty program says he is deeply honored to learn he is the winner of a mcarthur
to the view he had when he ran four years ago. that a bigger government, spending more, taxing more, regulating more. >> are we going to double down on the policies that got us into this mess, or do we embrace a new economic patriotism. >> reporter: romney often looked directly at the president who instead addressed most of his responses to the audience, or the moderator. the debate remained sizzled, mitt romney went after the president for green energy, and high profile companies in the bay area. >> you put $90 billion, like 50 years worth of breaks, into solar and wind. i have a friend who say you don't just pick the winners and losers, you pick the losers. >> reporter: the president said his plan doesn't add up. >> i think math, common sense, and our history shows us that's not a recipe for job growth. >> reporter: tonight's debate might also be remembered for what the president did not bring up, his successes, such as the turn around of the auto industry, and the romney gaffes what romney said 47% see themselves as victims. >> live outside the debate convenient new in denver, wh
on the government. he now says they were completely wrong. >> they were great great friends. >> new details about an argument between bay area friends that ended with two of them dead and one behind bars. >> in 90 seconds, giants plus a's in the play offs equals baseball fever. the impact for both sides of the bay. >>> play often fever is gripping both sides of the bay. ktvu's amber lee live in san francisco with how businesses are trying to recapture the magic they last saw during the giant's world series win. >> reporter: gasia, it's october orange. a tribute to the giant's success. landmarks such as coit tower are aglow and has businesses seeing green. the w hotel south of market has sold out this weekend at $400 to $500 a room per night. the giants playing the first play off game at home this weekend is the reason for all the hype. >> it's the local residents coming in, not so much the out of towners. they come in and make a whole package deal out of it. >> reporter: across the city in alameda, it's the a's that are bringing out the fans. the team is busiest when the team plays in the road. >
be on economic matters. then there will be one on health care, one on the role of government and then one on governing. so a number of different subjects are possible in there and i predict that jim lair will get raked over the coals depending upon what type of answers he gets and what type of questions are asked. >> what should we look for? will the candidates try to target certain voters since we're about five weeks away from the election? >> reporter: i try to ask a lot of questions of lawmakers and members of politicians. watch for -- do they really answer the question that jim lare is gonna ask or do they try to go on the platform and get it that way. that's always interesting. parm of the next three debates this -- part of the next three debates, does somebody put their foot in their mouth? i always remember regular ronald reagan saying there you go again. so we'll see if it's just a muddle for both sides. >> some memorable lines from debate history. thank you. you can find a think jamie's blog at ktvu.com. go to the -- link to jamie's blog at ktvu.com. go to the politics page. >>>
you why -- coming up. >>> the government is issuing new health warnings about knew trishal supplements. the report found problems with one out of every five supplements. some ved federal law by claiming to cure diabetes or cancer. one submitted a college term paper as proof of its claims. >>> for the fourth year in a row, the birthrate is down. but this -- might not be a bad sign. the government said there was a 1% decline births in 20101 -- 2011. but in recent years, the decline came in at 2% or 3%. experts say this could be a sign that people are more confident in the economy and are ready to grow their family. >>> 7:25. well, oraw kell's world conference continues today at the moscone center. but the big event is appreciation night on treasure island. last night, crews -- crews were out there testing all of the lights for the concert. pearl jam is the headliner, the kings of leon and "x" will be featured. if you want to be at this concert, you will have to have an approved wristband from the openworld event. >>> let's check in with sal. how is 101? >> 101 at 880, it's very slow. the
years under house arrest. but in the last year the bermese government has experienced a shift. >> our country is now in the verge of a new path. i have to keep reminding people that we're just about to start out. that we are not yet along the way. >> reporter: chi has just joined the parliament trying to make change from within. >> we look for people all over the world to help us in our transition to a generally democratic society. >> reporter: today she received both a key to the city and an honorary doctorate from usf. she was able to reach out to the largest burmese community. >> she wants to encourage them to come back, bring their resources, bring their knowledge, bring their skills and help them develop their country. >> we are really witnessing that the community is coming together. >> reporter: meanwhile a small group of protesters gathered demanding she do more for minority rights. it was a subject that she did address. she says she will continue to fight discrimination and fight for democracy. she says her people can learn a lot from san francisco. >> this is chi's first tr
stores in india. they are looking into that possibility and it also says that the indian government needs to reclassify some of the operations to allow apple stores. right now apple products are sold with partnerships based in india. >>> who are you and how did you find this place. >>> adam sandler opened with hotel transylvania. they brought in $43 million, the most ever for september debute. end of watch, trouble with the curve and house at the end of the street round out the top 5. >>> time now 6:52 a call for help aimed at chevron, they want the oil joint to do something to make the city better, this is a story you will only see on 2. >>> plus the city's bag band is extended. you may be surprised to hear this affects more than just a check out at the grocery store. that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size
a major battleground between government and rebel forces. meanwhile in turkey, a shell fired from inside syriaxe landed on a home killing at least three people including a six year old boy. >>> american airlines announced this morning it's going back to the bargaining table with its pilots. that comes after a series of maintenance and other problems at the texas based airline. yesterday a flight from dallas to st. louis turned back after the pilot reported the landing gear was jammed. passengers prepared for an emergency landing but the plane landed safely. some wondered if the emergency was real or part of the labor dispute. >> some people were cheering as we're landing and the rest of us are thinking was this a scenario that they created or was it real? are they really heros or are they guys just creating a job action? >> american has accused its pilots of submitting an unusually high number of maintenance requests during the labor dispute. >>> and american is also inspecting its 757 jet liners after two incidents in three days where seats came loose from the floor in flight. the first
mitt romney criticized president barack obama's record saying big government is not working. mitt romney says the middle- class cannot afford four more years under obama. >> the people having a hard time right now are middle income americans. they are buried, they are just being crushed. >> president barack obama defended his achievements and challenged his plans saying there are not any details. >> at some point, people have to ask themselves, is the reason governor mitt romney keeping all these plans secret because they are too good? >> that he had hard time driving the debate and another comment by mitt romney has public television supporters upset. >> i'm sorry, jim, i am going to stop pbs, i like big bird and i like you too but i am not going to keep spending money on things borrow money from china. >> it is all about big bird. and coming up, we are doing some big facts where the two men actually clash. >>> a lot of people gathered at watch parties and supporters of president barack obama gathered in walnut creek and two miles away mitt romney supporters were at the republica
the u.s. government over the military's treatment of rape victims. the federal lawsuit filed in san francisco alleges the military doesn't do enough to prosecute service members w40 commit rape. victims also say they experienced retaliation and harassment for reporting assaults. >> i know it's really hard to speak up, especially if you're still in the military. but you aren't alone. and we're fighting for you. >> the defense department estimates 19,000 sexual assaults occurred in the armed forces last year. about 240 cases were prosecuted. >>> governor jerry brown says he is making sure there is moreover sight of the calf national guard. he sign -- california national guard. he signed a bill cracking down on misconduct. he will appoint an inspector general with far greater authority to investigate fraud complaints. there have been allegations of financial misdealings and improper pay for generals. the new law also provides more protections for whistle blowers reporting abuses in the guard. >>> travis air force base could soon become more green. officials are talking to a french comp
that they are victims, who believe that government has the responsibility to care for them. >> that audio was a replay of the republican nominees remarks. romney was recorded saying roughly 47% of american households do not pay income taxes. obama campaign says that the words did not need any -- >>> city college has already gone through significant changes. >> reporter: city college students are already feeling the pinch. 700 classes have been cut this year. >> i cannot get the classes that i wanted earlier this year. there's a high demand classes but low supply of courses. >> reporter: but city college must make many more sweeping changes or risk losing its accreditation and possibly closing. >> future of city college is really what is at stake. >> reporter: guillermo villanueva is a counselor who works two jobs. he's concerned about what will happen. >> i'm still concerned about not having a job next year. >> there's a great concern about instability and fewer teachers and fewer teachers to do the work of the whole college. >> reporter: the proposals come after a scathing report in july by the accre
americans are victims depending on the government. the obama campaign is regrouping following wednesday's debate in denver. some democrats say they are surprised that president obama didn't bring up mitt romney's 47% comment. the campaign said the president was focusing on the moderators questions. both are waiting for the latest jobs report. they will release september numbers in less than 30 minutes nod. coming up at 5:15 we will take you to our washington, d.c. bureau with more on why some say this is the most important report of the year. >>> time now about 5:07. let's go to sal. people are getting out the door. or are we feeling friday light? >> we haven't had friday light in awhile. i really don't think we will have it today, but i hope i'm wrong about that. right now it's light because it's nice and early on 80 westbound it looks pretty good. wouldn't it be a nice surprise if we had a friday light today? it just seems like too many people are trying to get into the city all day long, all weekend long. you heard tara talking about it. westbound bay bridge this is what you want the
and dependent on the government. >>> goo news -- good news on the jobs front. the newly released jobs report shows the unemployment rate fell to 7.8% last month. coming up at 6:15 we will take you live to our washington, d.c. bureau. we'll let you hear more about how this report will effect the presidential election. >>> right now we want to go back over to sal. so he's keeping an eye on traffic. how does it look? >> it looks all right. we don't have a lot of slow traffic out there. we've had a couple miner fender benders. we look at the bigger trends here. right now it's getting sloes. if you look at bay point it doesn't look that bad. it looks good on the rest of highway 4 so far. looking at the bay bridge toll plaza it's backed up in some of the lanes. usually the metering lights go on at 6:15 or so. we'll see what happens then. this mornings commute on 80 looks good if you are driving down to richmond. there are no problems. 6:08 let's go to steve. >>> we do have mostly cloudy skies. higher clouds up above. the system moving closer to us have has enhanced that. i thought i would focus on
's presidential debate, when mitt romney branded tesla has one of the government-supported losers in green technology. >>> a woman from morgan hill was arraigned this afternoon in santa clara county on charges of commercial burglary and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. 38-year-old marci erica did not enter a plea. she was arrested in nevada. investigators say that's where she fled after she told her 10-year-old daughter to shop lift at a safeway store in morgan hill and store employees stopped the girl as she was trying to leave the store. that happened last month. >>> albany police chief today said his department will not publicize details of molestation allegations against a teacher who apparently committed suicide this week. the body of albany middle school teacher james izumizaki was discovered monday in a car outside his family's home. last month, he was arrested on suspicion of lewd acts on a child and later released on bail. alameda county prosecutors have not formally charged the man. police say they will continue their investigation until all known leads are exhausted.
. >>> government statistics show it truly pays to live right here in the bay area. our region has some of the highest wairnlgs in the country. san francisco -- wages in the country. san francisco, san mateo and santa clara counties are among the top ten counties in the u.s. for weekly salaries. santa clara went second. on average residents earn $1957 a week. incidentally new yorkers make the most. they average nearly $2500 a week. >>> we are learning more details about arnold schwarzenegger's new book that details his affairs. according to reports, he admits he had a, quote, hot affair with actress brigette nielson when he and maria shriver were dating and living together. he also discussing fathering a child with his housekeeper. the book "total recall" goes on sale tomorrow. >>> general motors is recalling more than 40,000 cars due to the possibility of a fuel leak. the recall covers chevrolet cobalt and pontiac g5 sedans from '07 to '09 model years. it affects chevrolet eke fox from the 2000 -- equinox from the 2007 model years. they have plastic parts to the fuel pump which can cra
and dependant on the government. mitt romney today will be at a coal country rally in southwest virginia, he is accused the obama administration of crushing the coal industry. >>> a film that depicts the osama bin laden man hunt is set to debut two days before the election. navy seals killed osama bin laden in may 2011. the film which will air on the national geographic channel is distributed by the weinstein company, the chairman is a prominent fundraiser for the obama campaign. national geographic says the timing is not meant to be political. >>> turkey wants an emergency nato meeting after bombs launched from syria hit a turkish border town. five civilians and three children were killed. the syria calls it a tragic accident. the u.n. security council condemned the bombing and called it a violation of law. turkey shelled military posts. the turkish prime minister says it it doesn't want to go to war but asked the parliament to approve further attacks. >>> a police officer shot an un armed driver. the victim was a national guardsman. he cut off two police vehicles on the grand central parkw
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